This week, the fragrance maker announced Q4 and full-year results, reporting net sales of $3.4bn for 2017.
The global beauty corporation released Q4 and full-year results this month, disclosing how Coty’s acquisitions of not only the P&G Beauty Business but also of ghd and Younique are impacting the business.
The Swiss fragrance and flavours company’s latest figures, released last week, show that it failed to meet market expectations in 2016.
Johnson & Johnson Inc’s latest acquisition - the biggest deal in its 130-year history - of a Swiss biotech company confirms the multinational is looking to bolster its presence outside of the US.
Japanese multinational Shiseido announced steady sales and a big increase in profits for the first half of its financial years, but cuts its forecasts on the back of restructuring and currency exchange.
Kimberly-Clark had a challenging first quarter, hit by currency headwinds that led to declines in all divisions, including personal care, but emerging markets are still growing.
A new study into how different US consumer industries are perceived puts health and beauty in third place, behind the automotive and retail sectors, with retailer Sephora and Chanel both getting top marks.
Elizabeth Arden has appointed George Cleary as the new head of global in a move that will aim to prop up flagging sales in some areas of the division.
Estée Lauder has continued its strong run of financial results, reporting industry leading revenue growth for its second quarter on the back of like-for-like gains worldwide.
All eyes are on Coty as it gears up to almost triple the size of its business through acquisition, but its second quarter results reveal that challenges exist ahead of the portfolio expansion.
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Estee Lauder saw sales and earnings drop in the fourth quarter mainly due to a big drop in skin care as some of its heritage brands come up against big challenges attracting consumers.
Coty pleased the financial market by revealing a strong set of fourth quarter results, beating expectations and seeing the business swing back into profit.
One year on and fragrance player Coty has turned a big loss in the third quarter of last year into a profit, thanks to a focus on its key brands and cost-cutting measures.
Estée Lauder share prices rose this morning on the back of stronger than expected third quarter results that were highlighted by higher earnings.
Givaudan has posted healthy growth in both revenues and profit on the back of gains in fragrances, developing markets, counterbalanced by negative currency translations.
Although suffering from economic weakness in a number of its key markets, compounded by an ongoing taxation enquiry in Russia, Oriflame's Q3 results show that organic sales revenues are on the up.
The Estée Lauder Companies have reported a significant drop in its first quarter sales and net profit, leading it to reduce its outlook on future revenues.
UK-based ingredients and fragrance company CPL Aromas says it has reported record revenues off the back of particularly strong sales in emerging markets worldwide.
Following a financial year where Procter & Gamble has seen its sales continue to slide, the company has announced that it will slash the size of its product portfolio by more than half in an effort to make the business more efficient.
Despite European data showing a 0.8% sales drop, the Russian perfumery and cosmetics industry is still proving to be prosperous with a growth rate reaching 11% in 2013.
L’Oréal has announced the acquisition of US color cosmetics player NYX Cosmetics in a move that will see it take on one of the fastest growing players in this highly competitive category.
Nu Skin reveals first quarter results showing continued signs of very strong growth, but the company says that forecasts for the full year are difficult following the ban on sales in China.
Flavours and fragrance player Symrise has announced a big rise in both its annual revenues and its profits, as the care and scent business grows, while emerging markets also continue to expand.
Avon released fourth quarter results showing that sales continue to slide at an alarming rate, just as it also announces a big hit from its bribery investigation.
Estée Lauder reported a 3% decline in earnings for its second quarter as higher sales, among which were in the U.S. and Americas, were more than offset by an increase in operating expenses as well as softer-than-expected demand in some markets.
Having lost its biggest fragrance license at the beginning of the year, Inter Parfums sales ended on a stronger note, as it shows signs of closing the gap left by Burberry.
Fragrance and cosmetics provider Coty has entered into an agreement to acquire Lena White Ltd, which is the distributor of its OPI branded nail care products in the UK.
Henkel has posted high second-quarter profits and an increase in beauty sales, driven largely by emerging market growth.
Avon's second-quarter net income dropped 48 percent as it struggles to come to terms with its mammoth rebuild, but the signs are encouraging according to the beauty behemoth’s boss.
Procter & Gamble continued to post stronger quarterly results, with profits also bouncing back, but both beauty and grooming sales are down as the company continues to fight in order to maintain its market share in these categories.
Fragrance and flavours player Givaudan has reported strong gains in both of its business divisions, with sales of fragrances, and specifically fragrance compounds, providing the driving force.
A big rise in second quarter sales comes off the back of significant growth in the company’s celebrity endorsed fragrances sales worldwide, but the performance still came in below expectations, forcing the company to lower its outlook.
Prestige beauty firm Elizabeth Arden reported better-than-expected revenue in its first quarter results, thanks to the launch of several new fragrances; although these purchases affected profits.
Strong Symrise results reflect big rise in emerging market revenues
Fragrance and flavours player Symrise has reported a big rise in its first half year results, driven by gains in its emerging market operations, together with the scent and care division.
Reckitt Benckiser results continue to outpace market
Despite a generally depressed European consumer market, personal and household care player Reckitt Benckiser has continued to outshine the market for its Q2 and half year results.
Revlon results bear the brunt of charges, currency translations and lower overseas sales
Revlon’s second quarter results struggle under the weight of charges, currency translations and falling sales in Europe and Asia, but strong results in the Americas help fend off bigger losses.
Procter & Gamble announces lower profits guidance
Procter & Gamble has announced it is lowering its profit guidance on the back of a slowing global economy, negative currency translation and tough competition.
Avon Q1 results slide, putting focus back on Coty bid
Avon Products reported a big fall in its first quarter profits as sales for the period dropped again on the back of a shrinking direct sales workforce.
Naturex full-year results show growth on back of first acquisition
France-based natural ingredients provider Naturex has revealed significant growth for its full-year 2011 financial growth as it continues to grow its personal care business.
Avon posts a net loss on the back of falling Q4 sales
Avon Product’s fourth quarter sales take a significant dive as it continues to be impacted by operational issues in Brazil and economic challenges in the developed markets.
Elizabeth Arden’s second quarter results go against the trend in an otherwise troubled quarter, as sales and net profit show significant gains.
Estée Lauder posts strong results as luxury consumer returns
Estée Lauder has reported a significant jump in both sales and profits as revenues from its premium product ranges pick up faster than expected.
Estee Lauder posts strong Q4 but outlooks is unsure
Estee Lauder reported a double digit rise in revenues and almost doubled its net profits for the fourth quarter, but rising commodity prices and economic instability make the future look uncertain.
P&G Q4 expected to underline the contrast between emerging and developed markets
Ahead of Procter & Gamble’s fourth quarter results, out tomorrow, analysts believe that the overall performance will be strong, driven by emerging markets, but developed markets will be weak.
Reckitt Benckiser reports big first half gains on acquisitions
Health and personal care provider Reckitt Benckiser has reported first half revenue growth on the back of last year’s acquisitions.
Big gains in Latin America help push Avon Q2 profits
Avon has reported a big gain in its net profit for the second quarter, driven by gains in Latin America, where Mexico and Brazil led the way.
Nano nail polish product to be expanded in the European market
New Jersey-based Natural Nano says the successful launch of its nano-based nail polish formulation in the US will now trigger the launch of the product in the European market.
Revlon sales up on back of higher advertising spend
Cosmetics company Revlon recorded strong sales increases for the first quarter of 2011 although operating income fell due to higher advertising spend.
Colgate-Palmolive sales up but rising costs take their toll
Sales for oral and personal care player Colgate-Palmolive were up for the first quarter of 2011, but the company said increasing raw material costs were affecting profit margins.